Meet Dr. Gabbay
Dr. Joubin Gabbay, M.D. is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in the art of aesthetic plastic surgery. Dr. Gabbay is the Medical Director of Gabbay Plastic Surgery located in Beverly Hills, California. Dr. Gabbay’s vibrant personality and caring demeanor makes him an ideal plastic surgeon for people of all ages and walks of life. With an extensive education in medicine, art and architecture, Dr. Gabbay’s passion and dedication to artistic perfection is evident through his unparalleled surgical skill acknowledged by thousands of satisfied patients. Dr. Gabbay feels that taking care of patients is a privilege of trust and responsibility and that has been his driving force in shaping Gabbay Plastic Surgery’s medical philosophy. (Click here to read Dr. Gabbay’s Medical Philosophy.) Because of his unique commitment, Dr. Gabbay’s patients praise him for his professional integrity and honest recommendations that produce exceptional results.
Dr. Joubin Gabbay was raised in Beverly Hills and is deeply rooted in the local community. Dr. Gabbay graduated with honors from the University of California San Diego, where he sought a well-rounded education in both cutting-edge molecular biology and practical and theoretical arts. It was early in his undergraduate education that Dr. Gabbay developed the philosophy that continues to drive his approach to patient care today: the best approach to any question is a comprehensive one. Not satisfied with a classroom-based education alone, Dr. Gabbay independently sought to perform research in cell signaling at the prestigious Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA and in surgical outcomes at The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Dr. Gabbay received his medical education at The Medical College of Virginia located in Richmond, VA. While there, Dr. Gabbay continued his pursuit of a comprehensive medical education by augmenting his medical curriculum with independent research performed with his medical school faculty as well as continuing his research at Cedar-Sinai. Dr. Gabbay was honored to share his research at national meetings and published his findings in internationally prominent medical journals.
After Medical School, Dr. Gabbay returned to Los Angeles for training in both general and plastic surgery. While receiving training in general surgery at The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Gabbay took a sabbatical to perform plastic surgery research as the Bernard J. Sarnat Research Fellow at UCLA’s Division of Plastic Surgery. His study of fat derived stem cells in plastic surgery resulted in over thirty published articles and presentations at numerous prominent national and international events.
Dr. Gabbay was then selected to receive training at UCLA’s preeminent plastic surgery residency program, where he worked with many national leaders in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. Dr. Gabbay completed a post-graduate fellowship-training program in Specialty Plastic Reconstructive Surgery at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, CA. This intensive program furthered his comprehensive mastery of plastic surgical techniques by focusing on patients with spinal cord injuries and complex wounds requiring surgical reconstruction.
The numerous skills Dr. Gabbay has learned and refined from his years of experience in plastic surgery have come full circle as he continuously applies his comprehensive approach to patient care. This “hands-on” perspective ensures that you will receive the most individualized care with total dedication to your health and wellness. Dr. Gabbay knows that your beauty and confidence are about more than just your appearance, and his insistence on excellence ensures that you receive proven treatments and techniques to enhance your features with emphasis on natural, lasting and beautiful results.
Dr. Joubin Gabbay was raised in Beverly Hills and is deeply rooted in the local community. Dedicating himself to a career in plastic surgery was a natural evolution of Dr. Gabbay’s extensive educational background in medicine, art and architecture, as plastic surgery requires the surgical precision of a medical doctor, the vision of an artist, and the attention to detail of an architect. Dr. Gabbay’s background has provided him with a comprehensive and well-rounded skill set, and has given him a unique vision and expertise that distinguishes him from others in his field.
Early in his undergraduate education, Dr. Gabbay began pursuing a well-rounded course of study that would become the foundation for his guiding philosophy on patient care. Dr. Gabbay believes that the best way to serve patients is to have a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of all issues related to his patients’ needs. Dr. Gabbay graduated with honors from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied Molecular Biology and Studio Art / Art History. Not satisfied with a classroom-based education alone, Dr. Gabbay independently performed research in cell-signaling at the prestigious Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA, and in surgical outcomes at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Dr. Gabbay received his Medical Degree (M.D.) at The Medical College of Virginia, in Richmond, VA. During this time, Dr. Gabbay also continued his independent research with his Cedars-Sinai colleagues, and presented his research findings at nationwide medical conferences, in addition to publishing his work in numerous prominent medical journals.
After medical school, Dr. Gabbay returned home to Los Angeles to complete his General Surgery Residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. While at Cedars-Sinai, Dr. Gabbay was chosen as the Bernard J. Sarnat Research Fellow at UCLA’s Division of Plastic Surgery. During this fellowship, his studies of fat-derived stem cells, cosmetic and pediatric plastic surgery resulted in over thirty published articles and presentations in prominent national and international journals and conferences.
Dr. Gabbay was then accepted into UCLA’s preeminent Plastic Surgery Residency program, where he worked with an elite team of plastic and cosmetic surgeons as he perfected and honed his plastic surgery skills. Dr. Gabbay went on to complete a post-graduate fellowship training program in Specialty Plastic Reconstructive Surgery at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, CA. This intensive program furthered his mastery of plastic surgical techniques by focusing on patients with spinal cord injuries and complex wounds requiring surgical reconstruction.
Dr. Gabbay applies his broad skill set to each of his patients every single day. His unique background bolsters his abilities as a surgeon, and enables him to offer his patients a well-rounded and thoughtful perspective, empowering them to make the most well-informed decisions regarding their surgeries. Dr. Gabbay prides himself on taking complete care of his patients. His comprehensive approach ensures that all patients who walk through the doors of Gabbay Plastic Surgery receive the absolute best individualized care and the most successful results possible.
Dr. Gabbay continues an active enjoyment of the vibrant art scene in Los Angeles, and finds his greatest joy in spending time with his wife Tiffany and their children Paloma and Evan.